TracPhone FB250 | Immarsat FleetBroadband

The TracPhone FB250 is the perfect solution for commercial fleet operators who require the same Internet experience on their vessels that crew members are used to at home and in the office. The compact, low-profile antenna will bring lightning-fast broadband connections and simultaneous, reliable telephone service to your boat at an affordable rate. Best of all, the system’s compact design is easy to install and durable enough to withstand even the most challenging sea conditions.

This system provides easy, global access to e-mail, Internet, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), as well as telephone services, creating an “office at sea” that can travel with your crew wherever their work takes them.

By keeping your crew members happy and connected to home, as well as maintaining a high level of safety and efficiency on your vessel, you are making an investment in your business that will be valuable for years to come.

  • Uses powerful FleetBroadband service from Inmarsat
  • A choice of airtime plans to fit your needs1
  • Internet connections with speeds as high as 256 Kbps (uncompressed)2
  • Inmarsat Airtime Services provided by KVH offer exclusive airtime benefits and a single point of contact for both hardware and airtime questions
  • Always-on connection for e-mail, Internet and Intranet (via secure VPN)
  • Rugged, reliable design for outstanding performance, even offshore and in challenging sea conditions
  • Inmarsat FleetBroadband Activation Process Checklist – Use this handy activation process checklist to ensure you submit all necessary forms for activating your system
  • World-class warranty coverage and support


  • KVH CommBox™
    KVH’s versatile  CommBox Ship/Shore Network Manager offers an array of fully integrated data and network management tools that enhance your maritime communications connections. Capabilities such as least-cost routing allows you to easily switch between communications devices, while patented data compression technology increases the speed of your Internet browsing by reducing the amount of data being sent and received.
  • Complementary Systems
    Looking for a matching satellite TV system for a stylish dual-dome installation? TheTracVision M5 is a perfect match for the TracPhone FB250.

Inmarsat FleetBroadband

Service Coverage Area



Maximum Download Speed1

284 Kbps


Maximum Upload Speed1

284 Kbps

Billing Method


Typical Cost per MB (see rate sheet)

$27.99 USD

Typical Cost per Minute for Voice (see rate sheet)

$.79 USD

Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

19″ x 21″/20 lbs
(48 cm x 53 cm/9 kg)

Alternate Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

11″ x 12″/11 lbs
(27 cm x 30 cm/5 kg)

Matching TracVision Unit

Standard – M5
Alternate – not available

Antenna Operating Temperature

-13°F to +131°F
(-25°C to +55°C)

Antenna Survival Temperature

-40°F to +185°F
(-40°C to +85°C)

Antenna Unit Power

10-32 VAC


Inmarsat approved; Compliant to RTTE, CE Marked


1 Year Parts; 1 Year Labor3